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Jeffco sheriff assigns four more deputies to schools

Beginning with the 2018-19 school year, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader is allocating four additional deputies to serve as school resource officers (SROs) for Jefferson County Public Schools in … more

Closing the book on a storied career

In the summertime, it's not uncommon for about 15 family members to gather in the Nissler home for a cookout. They'll make barbecue ribs and corn-on-the-cobb. “And s'mores,” said Pam Nissler. … more

Learning life lessons through horses and friendships

Being in the Westernaires isn’t just about learning the art of horsemanship. Westernaires learn life lessons that they take with them as they age to adults and beyond — discipline, teamwork, … more

Local groups help refugees transition and thrive

Imagine moving somewhere and not knowing how to take public transportation, what the education system is like, where your neighborhood library is or how to shop at a local supermarket. These basic … more

To stay open, Jeffco breweries tap into community spirit

Colorado is home to more than 300 breweries, and while that makes the state sound like a paradise for aficionados of the drink, that means brewery businesses are facing more and more competition. … more

Jeffco Platoon reunites, 50 years later

It might have come nearly 50 years late, but about 25 surviving members of the Jefferson County Platoon finally received the welcome home they missed at the Lakewood Civic Center on June 30. “Vets … more

Lakewood landowner puts extra space to work

Lakewood resident Kathy Moore is one of the many people in Jefferson County fortunate enough to have large lots of land as part of their property. But earlier this year she found herself between jobs … more

Every child made welcome at new Lakewood clinic location

Pediatrician Jenni Burns has been working with low income parents and their children for 20 years with Every Child Pediatrics. And in all that time and all those patients, there’s one thing she’s … more

Jefferson County Primaries 2018

Mail ballots for all registered Jefferson County voters have been sent out, and should have been received in the mail the week of June 11-16. Fill out and send in ONE BALLOT of the party of your … more

Proximity to trails key for mountain bike manufacturer

As Yeti Cycles is growing, the Golden-based mountain bike manufacturer has a vision. Recently, Yeti Cycles and The Neenan Company, a Fort Collins-based developer and design-build firm, announced … more

Dana Hutcheson, Democratic candidate for County Coroner

Why are you seeking this office? I am running because the Coroner’s office could better serve the people of Jefferson County. The Coroner must make better information available so that public … more

Annette Cannon, Democratic candidate for Jefferson County Coroner

Why are you seeking this office? I have lived in Jeffco for over 38 years and want to serve the county, community and the individuals who call it their home too.  I understand the importance of … more

Ron Sandstrom, Republican candidate for County Assessor

Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking re-election to the office of County Assessor to continue representing Jefferson County property owners to provide the valuation of their property in a … more

Brian Cassidy, Republican candidate for county assessor

Jefferson County has seen property values skyrocket in the recent few years, with some business property values up by more than 300%. I am running for Assessor because Jefferson County needs someone … more

Jeffco library summer reading program offers opportunity for teen volunteers

When school gets out, there are students who relish the feeling of never having to pick up a book again until August. But that is not the case for the hundreds of teen volunteers at the many … more

Meet your favorite maker at Comic Con

It is easy to get swept up in all the glitz and celebrity when attending Denver Comic Con, but it’s the writers and artists who are responsible for creating the worlds we love to get lost in. One … more

A look at the state of the county

Jefferson County officials addressed attendees of the State of the County Address hosted by the Arvada Chamber of Commerce May 18. Here's some highlights from Jefferson County's year. Jeffcom911 On … more

Glennon Heights marks 60 years with sock hop

In 1958, Jefferson County opened 18 new schools to keep up with the county’s booming population growth. One of those schools was Lakewood’s Glennon Heights Elementary School. And on May 3, 60 … more

Spring brings musical masterpiece

Who can say what goes into the creative process? There’s no way to map the path from muse to inspiration to trial and error and finally the finished work. Yet that’s just what Steven Sondheim … more

Jeffco teens find new to them prom attire at Prom Swap

Airyn Stone, 16, sifted through the racks of prom dresses March 31 at the Arvada Library. Her mother and younger sister helped her pull dresses in her size that fit her style. “This dress spoke to … more
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